"… sorts of activities are lobbying — or “influence peddling,” as rival Mitt Romney has claimed — is in dispute. Prodded by Romney, Gingrich has released a …"
"… rganization, is explicitly advising that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) not be tasked with the job at this time — a recommendation that is boun …"
"… nd other medical technology must; most of that oversight is handled by the FDA. But at the moment, no one is required to report instances of harm caused …"
"… how to maximize health IT safety.In its report, the IOM committee says the FDA would likely restrict market innovation in health IT, which could also jeo …"
"… acturers’ flexibility to address complex issues,” the report says. The FDA currently receives voluntary reports of health IT-related incidents, but h …"
"… ation within a state.The federal government started distributing the State Health Information Exchange Cooperative Agreement Program grant money in March 20 …"
"… ticular approach, the federal Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) for Health Information Technology asked each state and territory to propose a plan fo …"
"… ld meet its needs.Pam Matthews, senior director of regional affairs at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), a nonprofit that p …"
"… l, and ONC is supplying that for us,” said Dan Paoletti, CEO of the Ohio Health Information Partnership, the non-profit designated by the state to coordin …"
"… read use of electronic health records. The government will begin deducting Medicare payments from providers if they do not go digital by 2015.However, the mon …"
"… ager to fix the bill, or that Democrats are eager to change it,” he said.Carl McDonald, a director at Citi Investment Research and a senior analyst covering the …"
"… 0.4 million has been spent, said a CMS press officer. Only four states — Kentucky, Oklahoma, Louisiana and Iowa — have begun to coordinate Medicaid incent …"
"… d Iowa — have begun to coordinate Medicaid incentive checks to providers.Kentucky was the first state to begin administering those Medicaid payments. It is …"
"… lways fear of losing the funds,” said Jeff Brady, executive director for Kentucky’s Office of Electronic Health Information. “You hang a $27 billion pie …"
"… ned, but those certifications do not address the safety of the systems.The FDA, which considers electronic health records medical devices, has held off a …"
"… ing to an earlier probe by the Huffington Post Investigative Fund. And the FDA’s recent proposals for greater oversight have faced opposition from Blum …"
"… is not public. The largest collection the public can access comes from the FDA, which has received 370 reports of adverse events involving health informa …"
"… ecided to tighten regulatory oversight after articles appeared in the New York Times,associating the devices with some deaths.These lapses show that government …"
"… edical record system fails. Those reports, reviewed by the Huffington Post Investigative Fund, show that a central function of the record systems, known as computerized …"
"… patients died or suffered serious injuries.While the data obtained by the Investigative Fund affords only a small glimpse at problems with the system, it could suggest …"
"… rts in late February, did not disclose details from the reports, which the Investigative Fund obtained through an FDA database.The CPOE system is pivotal to the success …"
"… rm associated with software glitches and other system bugs.Altogether, the Investigative Fund identified 237 reports of “adverse events” associated with health info …"
"… s bill was enacted — could receive windfall payments under the plan. The Kaiser Permanente health plan system, for example, has invested billions of dollars in digit …"
"… ing to quickly fix reported software bugs and advise doctors of them. Electronic health records, or EHRs, can be widely adopted in the next ten years “if we are willin …"
"… yo Clinic and some of the country’s pioneers of digital records, such as Kaiser Permanente, a California-based health system with more than eight million members. Gr …"
"… ject in May, alongside former Tennessee Republican Sen. Bill Frist, former GOP House Speaker Newt Gingrich and former chiefs of Medicare and the Food and Drug …"
"… ptive sales tactics unfolded this past summer in a federal court battle in Philadelphia between two of the industry’s biggest players. In the lawsuit, Siemens M …"